|The Library Channel: A Sense of the Sacred - ASU Libraries|
Curator Karrie Porter Brace talks with Fred about a new exhibit at ASU libraries that asks the question, "What is Sacred?" The exhibition runs through December 5, 2006 in the Luhrs Gallery and Labriola National American Indian Data Center at Hayden Library, Tempe campus. A Sense of the Sacred includes resources pertaining to sacred texts, historic Southwestern places of worship, cross cultural attitudes and beliefs...
Keywords: ASU; religion; podcast; culture; Native Americans; exhibits; southwest; manuscripts
|The Library Channel: A Librarian Exchange - Lin Hu Sichuan of University - ASU Libraries|
Visiting librarian Lin Hu from Sichuan University in China talks about his experience at the ASU Libraries as part of our librarian exchange program. Lin also discusses achieving his dream of attending a Phoenix Suns NBA Playoff game and his appreciation for player Steve Nash.
Keywords: librarian; China; culture; ASU; Sichuan University; Arizona; Phoenix Suns; libraries
|A Librarian Exchange: A Conversation with William Dansoh - ASU Libraries|
Visiting Subject Librarian William Dansoh from the University of Kwazulu-Natal, Edgwood Library in South Africa sits down with Fred to talk about his time at ASU. William visited Arizona as a participant in a librarian exchange program that is part of the Carnegie Corporation sponsored Research Libraries Consortium project. The purpose of this project is to obtain insights into research libraries within the United States, especially focusing on how academic librarians collaborate with and suppor...
Keywords: ASU; Arizona State University; library; South Africa; librarians; research libraries; Carnegie Corporation; University of Kwazulu-Natal culture
|The Library Channel: Native Mexican Manuscripts a Summer Exhibition - ASU Libraries|
Fred McIlvain, Mimmo Bonnani, Curator Karrie Porter Brace and Professor Emily Umberger of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts discuss the summer exhibit of Mexican Codex Manuscripts on display at the Hayden Library. This colorful and unique exhibit includes facsimiles of Aztec, Alcolhua, Mexica, Mixtec, and Maya court documents, maps, historic, and Pre-Hispanic records of text and imagery of several Spanish Colonial Period and PreColumbian manuscripts...
Keywords: Mesoamerican; manuscripts; codex; facsimile; Montezuma; Diego de Landa; culture; Mexico; aztec; Alcolhua; Mexica; Mixtec; Maya; Spanish Colonial Period